Supreme Court orders Khusheed Shah’s son to surrender before court

Supreme Court orders Khusheed Shah's son to surrender before court

ISLAMABAD, June 9, 2021): The Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered Farrukh Shah, son of PPP leader Khursheed Shah, to surrender before the accountability court within three days.

Farrukh Shah withdrew his pre-arrest bail application, after which the court ordered him to surrender before the accountability court within three days.

During the hearing, Farrukh Shah’s lawyer Farooq Naik raised the question that NAB has completed the investigation, what is the need to arrest Farrukh Shah? It is not a crime to own property.

On this occasion, the NAB lawyer said that Farrukh Shah did not cooperate in the investigation, NAB has issued arrest warrants for Farrukh Shah since April 2020.

Justice Sardar Tariq remarked that the bail parameters have been fixed in the Talat Ishaq case and the court cannot go beyond the parameters of the case. NAB has to file a supplementary reference, decision on bail application will be on merit, and would you like to pursue it or withdraw it?

At this stage, Farrukh Shah’s lawyer Farooq Naik said, “I withdraw my bail application.”